Schools part of student network debut
HONOLULU - Maui High and Maui Waena Intermediate schools students will be part of the debut newscast Monday of Hiki No, Hawaii's new Statewide Student News Network.
Newscasts will air at 5 p.m. Mondays on PBS Hawaii, followed by encores at 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 9:30 p.m. Fridays; 12:30 p.m. Saturdays; and 3 p.m. Sundays.
The newscasts also will be online at www.pbshawaii.org/hikino. Organizers said this is the nation's first statewide student news network.
Students from 55 public, private and charter schools - including ones on Molokai, Lanai and Niihau - are participating in the program that tells the stories of their communities to a statewide television audience and on the Internet.
Participation in the program is free and open to all middle and high schools in the state.
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KIRC announces trolling dates for March
KAHOOLAWE - The Kaho'olawe Island Reserve Commission has announced that trolling will be allowed for permitted vessels March 5 and 6 and March 12 and 13.
State administrative rules require all vessels to register annually with the commission before entering the reserve during designated trolling dates. Registered vessels also are required to file catch reports anytime they fish in the reserve, whether fish are caught or not.
A $25 permitting fee will be applied to the required registration process.
Packets also are available at the Division of Boating and Recreation at 210 Imi Kala St., Suite 205, and at Maui Sporting Goods, both in Wailuku.
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Trash pickup delay due to staff shortage
WAILUKU - A staffing shortage led to trash not being collected curbside for some Wailuku residents Friday morning, the county Department of Environmental Management announced.
Affected residents included those living on Wells, Church, Hinano, Kahookele, Kaua, Kiele, Loke, Nani, North and Wailani streets; Kaiulani, Kalawi, Kamamalu, Lehua and Makahala places; Kalua Road; and Maluhia, Naniluna and Tings drives.
The department's Solid Waste Division will make "every effort" to pick up the refuse today.
For more information, call 270-7875.